the article and data that initiated the Ravenstonedale project
our project page on the Family Tree DNA website
Discover if this Project can help YOUR family history research ... or perhaps you could share your knowledge about your Ravenstonedale ancestors to help others
Are any of the following surnames in YOUR family tree?
Did those ancestors come from Ravenstonedale?
If your answer to both these questions is 'YES', then take a look around our website and find out how YOU can be part of this project. And if you are also interested in genetic genealogy, then you may also wish to participate in our Ravenstonedale DNA Project! If you would like to receive our (very) occasional Newsletters, please complete the Contact Form.
Click on the main headings above to discover what information is held in each section
Existing members of the Ravenstonedale DNA Project who have submitted DNA test results, can log in here to access the private section of this website which contains more detailed results and background information about these project members' own family histories.
Latest News! Ravenstonedale is now part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park - click on image to read more
Website last updated:
16 aug 2019
transcription of 'Inspeximus'
Migration data from UK censuses
Bousfield family page
Alderson family page
Wills Index updated
Beck family page
Bradberry family page
Fothergill family page
This site has been accepted for inclusion in the British Library project to ensure it lives on long after I can no longer maintain it!